Archive for November, 2017

Injured driver wants to use handicapped spot

Injured driver wants to use handicapped spot

| 30/11/2017
What if I have a legitimate injury that makes it hard/painful for me to walk but I am not permanently disabled? Can I use a Blue Spot? [...]

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CoP: Strong-arm tactics won’t solve bike trouble

CoP: Strong-arm tactics won’t solve bike trouble

| 30/11/2017 | 124 Comments
(CNS): The police commissioner has warned that strong-arm tactics and enforcement will not solve the growing problem on Grand Cayman of illegal and dangerous motorbike activity. Derek Byrne released a statement Thursday about the events of last Sunday and said that the goal to curb the problem was [...]

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Boss admits not paying bar staff minimum wage

Boss admits not paying bar staff minimum wage

| 30/11/2017 | 18 Comments
(CNS): James Moore admitted a dozen charges of not paying minimum wage to several women working for him at his bar in George Town when he appeared in court Thursday. The owner of the Caymanite Lounge in Dorcy Drive pleaded guilty to 12 of the 18 charges against him and denied the other six, all rel [...]

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Digicel worker robbed outside store

Digicel worker robbed outside store

| 30/11/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Police are looking for an armed robber who mugged a Digicel employee as he left his work at around 7:00pm yesterday (Wednesday 29 November) at the store on North Church Street in George Town. As he left the store, a man brandishing what appeared to be a gun approached him and made off with [& [...]

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Animal importation case adjourned for legal talks

Animal importation case adjourned for legal talks

| 30/11/2017
(CNS): Jimel McLean and Sabrina Walton, who were charged earlier this month for importing a live animal without a licence, appeared in court Thursday but the case was adjourned to allow the lawyers to discuss the details of the charges. They were both bailed to return to court in January without a [...]

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2nd man charged over boat rape claim

2nd man charged over boat rape claim

| 30/11/2017
(CNS): Two men have now been charged in connection with an alleged rape of a 53-year-old woman aboard a boat earlier this month. The second man, a 26-year-old from West Bay who was charged and bailed today, and his 44-year-old co-defendant will appear on 8 December in Grand Court. The men are accuse [...]

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Bush found alive in Honduras, police confirm

Bush found alive in Honduras, police confirm

| 30/11/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): The police have now confirmed reports that Thomas Bush (30) from North Side, who was reported missing at sea more than four weeks ago, has been found alive in Honduras.  Bush is now in Guanaja, Honduras after having been rescued at sea and was said to be in good health but police have not [& [...]

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Cops adopt zero tolerance over Blue Spots

Cops adopt zero tolerance over Blue Spots

| 29/11/2017 | 68 Comments
(CNS): Police are clamping down on people who park in ‘Blue Spots’ designated for disabled drivers without the necessary permits. The special reserved parking slots can be used by people visibly displaying a disabled sign in their vehicle. “Able-bodied persons who park their vehic [...]

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Victim stable after surgery in wake of stabbing

Victim stable after surgery in wake of stabbing

| 29/11/2017
(CNS): Police have arrested a 46-year-old man from George Town on suspicion of assault GBH following another violent incident in the centre of the capital this month. The man was arrested some time after 8pm Tuesday, after officers responded to reports of a stabbing at a business on Shedden Road in [...]

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Teen faces ammo charges in gas station stick-up

Teen faces ammo charges in gas station stick-up

| 29/11/2017
(CNS): A 17-year-old boy from George Town is facing serious charges after he was arrested on Monday in connection with a gas station robbery earlier this month. Police said the teenager was charged Wednesday and is expected to appear in court later today charged with possession of an unlicensed fire [...]

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Almost 20,000 passengers to hit George Town

Almost 20,000 passengers to hit George Town

| 29/11/2017
(CNS Business): The cruise sector will be enjoying a bumper day Wednesday as more than 19,700 people will be arriving in George Town on six ships in the busiest day of the year. Cruise arrival numbers had been down for this year at the end of October, as rough weather had impacted the calls, but [&h [...]

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